Austin Passes City Ordinance for Food Waste Recycling

In response to the food waste epidemic in the US, Austin, Texas is the first city in the state to pass a local ordinance that prevents restaurants from disposing of food waste in landfills. This landmark ordinance in the capitol city is yet another significant step in reducing food waste state-wide. New Food Waste Landfill…

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Food Waste Landfill Ban: Recycling Food Waste, The Where and The How

Food waste landfill ban

Food waste is by no means a new issue. Concerns about access to nutrition and edible food being wasted stretch back centuries. The current food waste issue in the U.S. involves a focus on the scale of the problem and the environmental and financial drawbacks that come along with such a substantial level of waste. Organizations that generate a lot of food waste, from restaurants…

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